What is the .data generic Top Level Domain extension?
The new .data domain will be a space for learning and education online. As data becomes even more important to our lives, the .data domain gives businesses and individuals, a space to share their knowledge and expertise.
Who can use a .data domain?
The .data domain will be available to a wide-range of individuals and businesses. From scientists and researchers to businesses, .data lets you share your findings with the rest of the web. On a .data domain, you can publish new research or publish industry reports that you can share with colleagues, customers and your community.
.data is a "Regulated Domain" which is subject to additional requirements mandated by ICANN.
- Legal Compliance: Registrants must comply with all applicable laws, including laws relating to privacy, data collection, consumer protection (including in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct) and applicable consumer laws in respect of fair lending, debt collection, organic farming (if applicable), disclosure of data and financial regulations;
- Health and Financial Information: Registrants must acknowledge and agree that those who collect and maintain sensitive health and financial data must implement reasonable and appropriate security measures commensurate with the offering of those services, as defined by applicable law;